TATA SIA Vistara Airlines (UK) Airbus A320neo got stuck at the Dibrugarh Airport earlier today. However, all the passengers onboard the aircraft were safe, and it is now flying on its designated route.
The Indian FSC carrier, Vistara, has a fleet of 46 Airbus A320neo. The plane involved in the incident is VT-TQM and is 7-month-old aircraft.
Vistara A320neo stuck at Dibrugarh
In the morning today (1st May 2023), an incident occurred at Dibrugarh Airport in Assam, India, which could have been hazardous.
A Vistara airplane with the registration number VT-TQM was stranded on the runway for around 20 minutes, leading to suspicions of a technical glitch in the engine after it had landed and was backtracking. Furthermore, the security personnel are now examining the runway to see if there is any damage to the tarmac.
While backtracking on the runway after landing, the airplane got stuck for about 20 minutes, raising concerns about a possible technical malfunction in the engine. Backtracking is a common procedure for airplanes to return to the taxiway after landing.
The incident’s cause is still unclear, and the airline has yet to make an official statement about the incident.
The incident at Dibrugarh Airport has raised concerns about a possible technical issue with the engine during backtracking. Though this has not been officially confirmed yet.
It is important for the airline industry to maintain high safety standards to prevent accidents from occurring. Tarmac damage can result from factors such as high weight, hot temperatures, and aircraft malfunctions. Ensuring the runway is in good condition before regular operations resume is crucial.
Current status of VT-TQM
According to Flight Radar 24, the Vistara A320neo operating as UK741, landed at Dibrugarh Airport (DIB) from Delhi (DEL). Furthermore, the aircraft took off safely from DIB, landed in Guwahati (GAU) at
The aircraft took off from GAU again and landed with a certain delay at Delhi Airport (DEL). The plane is currently in Delhi and possibly flies to another sector.
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